Edward MacDowell (American composer, pianist)

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Edward Alexander MacDowell (December 18, 1860 – January 23, 1908) was an American composer and pianist of the late Romantic period. He was best known for his second piano concerto and his piano suites Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces and New England Idylls. Woodland Sketches includes his most popular short piece, "To a Wild Rose". In 1904 he was one of the first seven Americans honored by membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Piano Concertos 1 & 2 Edward MacDowell; Donna Amato, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Freeman 1
1994 Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches / MacDowell: Suite for Large Orchestra / Peter: Sinfonia in G Chadwick, MacDowell, Peter; Eastman-Rochester Orchestra, Howard Hanson 1
1996 Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 2 / MacDowell: Piano Concerto no. 2 Brahms, MacDowell; Van Cliburn, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Walter Hendl 1
1996 Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 25 / Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major; Piano Concerto No 2 in A major Edward MacDowell, Franz Liszt; Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton, André Watts 1
2000 Piano Concertos nos. 1 and 2 / Witches' Dance / Romance for Cello and Orchestra Edward MacDowell; National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Arthur Fagen, Stephen Prutsman, Aisling Drury Byrne 1
2001 The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 25: Piano Concerto no. 1 in A minor / Piano Concerto no. 2 in D minor / Second Modern Suite, op. 14 Edward MacDowell; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins, Seta Tanyel 1
2006 Orchestre National De Montpellier LR Edward MacDowell; Leonid Kuzmin, Christian Arming, Orchestre national de Montpellier LR 1
Piano Concertos nos. 1 and 2 / Poème érotique Edward MacDowell; Chicago Sinfonietta, Paul Freeman, Derek Han 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 Piano Concertos Schumann, MacDowell; Van Cliburn, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Walter Hendl 1
1998 Piano Music, Vol. 4 Edward MacDowell; James Barbagallo 1
2003 Selected Works for Piano Edward MacDowell; Diane Hidy 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1994 Piano Music, Vol. 1 Edward MacDowell; James Barbagallo 1

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